A pre-Photoshop disaster

Believe it or not, this image was chosen to appear in an advertising industry how-to guide. The creepy man is supposed to be Father Time; perhaps he is angered by concrete’s time-thwarting durability?

1921 S. Roland Hall, The Advertising Handbook

1921 S. Roland Hall, The Advertising Handbook

Smoke for health and wellness

Imagine a world in which cigarettes promote “healthy nerves” and are endorsed by professional athletes. And hockey is a relevant national sport.

camel nerves

1934 Washington Post 26 March